Urinary bladder overactivity results in the frequent urge to urinate along with urinary incontinence. It also has a psychological effect and influences your social life by causing embarrassment and isolation. Behavioral modifications like diet, periodic emptying of the bladder, and strengthening pelvic floor muscles for bladder holding activity help manage overactive bladder.
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Why there is a continuous pain and sensation in the right side of the body?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from continuous pain, a sensation in the whole right half of my body with an epicenter of this chronic pain somewhat near my last rib, backside, right side near the corner end of my lung, or near to liver. This chronic pain started with a fever eight and a half years bac... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and I have some questions for you. Do you have the urge to pass urine? If you cannot pass for some reason, what will happen? Do you get severe pain? Do you leak urine? I feel you may have an o... Read Full »
Are my urinary problems occur due to frequent masturbation?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old unmarried male. I have a problem while urinating from past two years. I have consulted my urologist, and we did many tests like urine culture, serum creatinine, and ultrasound KUB. After all these tests my doctor said there is no problem in my urinary tract. A few m... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to know about your problem. Frequent urination is a common problem called overactive bladder. Other than this, mild pain in the urogenital region can be due to neural pain. Masturbation usually does not cause these problems. I hope you had already taken a cou... Read Full »
Will Trospium intake likely to cause uretheral discomfort?
Query: Hello doctor, I began having frequent urination, and sometimes urinating every half an hour. I consulted my doctor and UTI was ruled out. I consulted a urologist and she did an abdominal and pelvic CT scan and no structural abnormalities were found. No cystoscopy was performed. She diagnosed me as... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have been diagnosed as OAB (overactive bladder) since you had lower urinary tract storage symptoms. You need one USG KUB (ultrasound of kidney, ureter and bladder) and PVR (post-void residue) to look for post-void residual urine. You need to undergo uroflowmetry... Read Full »
I have increased urgency to urinate. Do you think this is OAB?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23-year-old male, a third-year medical student. For the past seven days, I have had an increased urgency and frequency of urinating. I can go even more than 30 times a day - the majority of these times, I feel an increased urgency. However, when I go, only a small amount of drops ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. As per your symptoms, it looks like an overactive bladder only. Do you have any problem with the flow of urine? Or hesitation? Anyhow, as you are taking antibiotics better finish the course. I would like you to: Maintain a bladder diary f... Read Full »
Can Lisdexamfetamine cause bladder irritation or tightening?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 41-year-old female, 143 lbs. I currently take Lisdexamfetamine 50 mg for ADHD. I have been experiencing bladder discomfort off and on for three months now. It was quite intense for two weeks, then went away for several weeks, and now is present again although less intense. It jus... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are having increased frequency of urination, night-time frequency, the urgency of urination, it may be an overactive bladder. It can occur spontaneously or be precipitated by UTI episodes, stone disease, medications, etc. In your case, the medicine may not be respo... Read Full »
My frequent urination problem stopped after I started masturbating. Are they related?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old male, who weighs 72 kg and 176 cm tall. About 3 to 4 years ago, I was urinating every 5 to 10 minutes, so I used some medicines. It took about two months to get rid of this illness, but it did not heal completely. For the first two years, I was urinating in every 1... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have classical signs of overactive bladder or interstitial cystitis. I think if you feel better with masturbation, then you can masturbate there is no harm. Yes, masturbation will cause relaxation of bladder muscles and help indirectly. Continue with other c... Read Full »
What are the causes of frequent urination and incontinence?
Query: Hi doctor, A few months ago after having a couple of falls, my mother was diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy by a neurologist. Last week, she suddenly started to experience urinary incontinence. Over the past few days she has complained of the urge to pass urine quite often and sometime... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The increased frequency of urination and urinary incontinence are due to bladder overactivity. Your mother should undergo an urodynamic study to know what exactly is happening in the bladder during filling. I think she will get good benefit by taking antimuscarinics l... Read Full »
Why is there frequent urination in a child?
Query: Hello doctor, We are concerned about our 3 years old boy. He started urinating very often at the day time. He urinated about 40 times a day today. Every couple minutes, sometimes 5-10-15 minute gaps with a small amount urine. Our boy has no temperature, no pain, seems happy, playing like usual. Sle... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you are describing, there may seem to be an overactive bladder. It is more during the day and normal at night in this case. In such cases, it is usually transient. I would also want to know the psychological state of this child if he has been shouted at or beate... Read Full »
What are the possible causes for the difficulty in urinating?
Query: Hello doctor,I have had a difficulty urinating since more than five months. I have had UTI in the past. I know this time it is not an infection as I do not have any pain or stinging. I feel my bladder is full and I feel a discomfort as I cannot empty it. I drink enough water. I have had bladder and... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are suffering from interstitial cystitis or bladder pain syndrome. It is a diagnosis of exclusion. So, when you visit your urologist, you should talk to him about this possibility. He may advise cystoscopy to rule out other causes. I suggest you ... Read Full »
My mother has an increased urine frequency for two months. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is 80 years old. Since last two months, there is increased urine frequency. Earlier, she used to have five to six times a day and now, it has become 10 to 12 times in a day. We consulted urology specialists and according to them both kidneys and bladder seemed normal. T... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. According to the history, it looks like she is suffering from a low capacity with overactive bladder. An urodynamic study will give an idea about bladder capacity and bladder pressure during voiding. So, it is better to go ahead with an uro... Read Full »